2 items from 2010
Tim Burton will direct this adaptation of the 60s daytime serial starring Johnny Depp as the vampire Barnabas Collins. The film is due to start shooting in January at Warner Bros, and we first heard of this one back in December, so it is good to see this one gathering momentum.
Deadline report that:-
Warner Bros has been trying for several years to get to the starting line on the movie adaptation of the TV series that ran on ABC from 1966-71 and had legions of fans frightened by the moody and atmospheric storyline. Barnabas Collins (played by Jonathan Frid) was the central figure in the groundbreaking supernatural soap. As for Tim Burton’s version, John August was the first »
Variety are reporting that Doug Liman, director of Swingers, Go and The Bourne Identity is going about the business of directing an adaptation of Monte Reel’s non-fiction book “The Last of the Tribe: The Epic Quest to Save a Lone Man in the Amazon” for Chockstone Pictures.
Reel was a South American correspondent for the Washington Post and the book chronicles the search for the last surviving member of an Amazonian tribe. Coming Soon carry the following:-
The discovery of the Indian prevented local ranchers from seizing his land, and led a small group of men who believed that he was the last of a murdered tribe to dedicate themselves to protecting him. These men worked for the government, overseeing indigenous interests in an odd job that was part Indiana Jones, part social worker, and were among the most experienced adventurers in the Amazon.
They were a motley crew »
- Jon Lyus
2 items from 2010
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